London Underground rolling stock

Types of rolling stock used on London underground
Underground trains come in two sizes, larger sub-surface trains and smaller tube trains. A Metropolitan Line A Stock train (left) passes a Piccadilly Line 1973 Stock train (right) in the siding at Rayners Lane
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A wide variety of trains have been used on the London Underground. In the early days steam locomotive and carriages were used. Nowadays electric multiple units are used.

Rolling StockEdit

The following trains were used in London Underground.

London Underground lines
Line Current stock Image Introduced Refurbished Replacement Due
Bakerloo 1972 Stock   1973 1989–1995 "Evo" new concept tube train[1][2] TBA
Central 1992 Stock   1993–1995 2011- "Evo" new concept tube train[2] TBA
Circle C Stock   1970 1990–1994 S Stock 2012[1]
District
main line
D Stock   1980–1983 2004–2008 S Stock 2013[1]
District
Edgware Road–
Wimbledon
C Stock   1977[1] 1990–1994 S Stock 2013[1]
Hammersmith & City C Stock   1970[1] 1990–1994 S Stock 2012[1]
Jubilee 1996 Stock   1997–1998 Not scheduled None announced
Metropolitan A Stock   1961–1963 1994–1998 S Stock 2010-2013[1]
Metropolitan S Stock   2010 Not scheduled None announced
Northern 1995 Stock   1998–2001 Not scheduled None announced
Piccadilly 1973 Stock   1975 1996–2001 "Evo" new concept tube train[1][2] TBA
Victoria 2009 Stock   2009–2011 Not scheduled None announced
Waterloo & City 1992 Stock   1993 2006 "Evo" new concept tube train[2] TBA

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Waboso, David (December 2010). "Transforming the tube". Modern Railways. London. pp. 43–44.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Siemens reveals innovative air-con for deep Tube trains". Rail (673). Peterborough. 29 June 2011. p. 12.